| Dec 15, 2011
You don't have to travel to the North Pole to visit Santa's Village this holiday season, you can have the same experience right in Torrington.
Carl Bozenski's Christmas Village has been lighting up Connecticut for 64 years. The employees of Torrington's...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 12:50 PM
There is now a program that will help educate people the safest ways to keep their food fresh. Diane Wright Hirsch, an extension educator with the University of Connecticut, will be leading the program with three workshops: "Home Canning of Fruits and...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 7:36 AM
The hills are alive at the Woodbury Ski Area where you don’t need snow to find fast company. True, there are about 76 degrees of separation between January and July but the sensation is the same, downhill tubing in the warm weather is on the...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 3:30 PM
I now know what the steel ball feels like when it is being whopped around the bumpers in a pinball machine.
On a recent visit to the wilds of Litchfield County, I was mesmerized by the sunlight flashing through the breaks in the white pine canopy. My...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:41 PM
“What’s the difference between straight hiking and gay hiking?” a straight friend once asked Richard, a financier who is proud to call himself a Connecticut Pride Hiker.
Richard believes it’s the humor that distinguishes gay...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 11:35 PM
The first priority is to get the electricity back on and to make sure all citizens, particularly elderly residents living alone, are safe.
But it's also time to ask what Connecticut Light & Power was doing in the days and hours before the storm when a...
| May 26, 2011
| 6:06 PM
Drink up the New England charm and coastal majesty of the Connecticut Wine Trail. The flavor of the wines are as diverse as the villages in which they're produced.
There are 24 vineyards on the...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Summer and jazz go pretty well together, and both seem like ideal reasons to head out to the hills of Litchfield County this weekend, where top-flight players, including Saturday saxophonist Miguel Zenón (pictured), trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, the Dirty...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Norwalk City Councilman David Watts objected to the city's purchase of a new $30,000 Ford Edge for use by Mayor Richard Moccia and he found the perfect way to raise his concern: diss track! "Look at the mayor in a brand new car, riding around like a movie...
| May 1, 2012
| 2:35 PM
John Rowland is not a physical therapist. Yet the disgraced former governor is paid as a "consultant" by Apple Rehab, a physical rehabilitation company that happens to be owned by the husband of Lisa Wilson-Foley, the businesswoman who happens to be...
| May 1, 2012
| 6:16 PM
The Senate voted Tuesday to approve Sunday alcohol sales in supermarkets and package stores, leaving Indiana as the only state with an across-the-board ban on Sunday sales.
After a debate that lasted just more than an hour, the Senate voted 28-6, with...
| Jul 17, 2010
Though Keith Johnson splits his residence between homes in Philadelphia and New York City, he spends most of the year overseas searching for unique items for Anthropologie, where he is buyer-at-large for the high-end retailer. He also is the star of...